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Dec 5, 2011 8:00pm PST
feels agitated by the ongoing situation around them. we have the situation in syria. syria right now the regime, an important member of the ariane axis is on the verge of collapse. if the regime collapses or changes over there, that's a major breach. >> is it going to get worse? and how much worse? i mean, there's people now saying america is going to be forced to intervene in some way militarily? >> on the military side, that remains to be seen. the big concern is the effect on oil prices, and how -- what effect any attack on iran would have there. we're already seeing prices rising in response to these tensions america has tried to make the point, pay, stop buying iranian oil. technically that's a difficult thing to do, even if it happened, might have an adverse effect. and that would be that there's less oil in the market, and that means the oil that's out there is worth more, that means pump prices in america go up. how much? >> this is a huge problem. if the sanctions are effective. you will have taken the second biggest exporter of opec off the market. prices might rise to $150
CNN
Dec 5, 2011 4:00pm PST
developments around them. we have the situation most importantly in syria. syria right now, the regime there, an important member of the iranian axis is the verge of collapse. >> teetering. >> if the regime collapses and changes over there, that's a major breach in their front line. >> robin, is it going to get worse? how much worse? there's people saying america is going to be forced to intervene in some way militarily in iran. >> on the military side that remains to be seen. the big concern, of course, as you said is the effect on oil prices and what effect any attack on iran will have there. we're seeing oil prices rising in response to the tensions and also in response to the sanctions at the u.s. and europeans are trying to impose on iranian oil. >> america has tried to make the point, hey, rest of the world, europe, china get on board with us and stop buying iranian oil. technically that's a difficult thing to do. even if it happened, it might have an adverse effect, and that would be there's less oil on the market and the oil is worth more. pump prices in america go up. how much? >> t
CNN
Dec 28, 2011 4:00pm PST
in the air. this city is a haven for people seeking escape. judy is a student from syria. >> living here alone, i never feel unsafe, uncomfortable of living here. >> reporter: even the ruler still walks without a security detail. dubai is diverse. 85% of the people who live here are and people from 200 countries pass through so far, though, there's been no suicide in the city. >> are you worried that extremists, someone would want to target with a terrorist act, women can wear bic kind knees in the middle east? >> that has not been a problem for us. they are living together and have an interest to come here so they work and sent home some money and they don't want to. >> reporter: he begins his day at his horse ranch about an hour from dubai. >> the horse and dog is part of our life. >> reporter: in the summer, it's about 120 degrees farenheit. but on a december day we visited, it was about 80. perfect weather to watch emirati governing in action. it's called when they have a chance to directly petition for more land to liver transplants. >> anybody and everybody can come to their ruler
CNN
Dec 23, 2011 4:00pm PST
, and correctly protest human rights abuses in iran and syria and libya, and this is our ally doing this with our weapons. >> and let me ask you about that, because they tried to say, look, we are coming out of, this and we are going to reform the monarchy, and we are going to put out a human rights report, and lit say negative things about what we did, and we are transparent and everything is fine. since that report came out, you went back to bahrain and what happened? >> well, they arrested me. and i should say detained me. there is no doubt that the king has made some real reform at the margin, and the report was a real thing. they have eased a hair, but at the end of the day, this is still a despotic regime refusing to provide anything close to free elections and daily firing tear glass at peaceful protesters and these are american tear gas shells fired everyday. occasionally killing people. >> so where do we go from here? what happens next? i mean, when you look at at the overall arab spring and you have case of bahrain and egypt which is so full of hope, and now has a lot more economic desp
CNN
Dec 7, 2011 4:00pm PST
. in recent years, he has been an outspoken critic of vladimir putt putin. >> phil, thank you. now to syria. embattled president assad denied responsibility for the crackdown in syria. ivan watson is covering the story closely. what kinds of reactions are you hearing? weapon delusional, the true meaning of insanity. assad is a madman in complete denial of the situation in syria. erin, those are some of the words that western diplomats, syrian opposition activists and long-time political analysts and syria watchers are using to describe their reaction to assad's abc news interview. of course, he does have some supporters as he denies any government role in the killings that have taken place though since march. the lebanese shiite move came out forcefully in support of its syrian ally in a public speech on tuesday. erin? >> all right. thank you. >>> and now to india. a pakistani actress says an indian magazine doctored photos of her to look nude, including one that shows her with nothing but the initials of the pakistani intelligence agency written on her arm. sarah sidener is in mum buy. wha
CNN
Dec 7, 2011 8:00pm PST
expressed here. >> syria, al assad denied responsibility for the crackdown in syria. ivan wasson is following the story closely. what reactions are you hearing? >> reporter: delusional, the true meaning of insanity, a mad man in denial of the situation in syria. those are the words that western diplomats, syrian opposition activists and longtime political analysts in syria watchers are using to describe their reaction to bashar al assad's abc news interview. he does have some supporters as he deny is in government rule in the killings that have taken place in march. hezbollah came out forcefully in support of the syrian ally in a public speech on tuesday. erin? >> thank you. now to india, where a pakistani actress says an indian magazine doctored photos of her to look nude. including one that shows her with nothing but the initials of the pakistani intelligence agency, the isi, written on her arm. sara sidner is in pakistan. >> reporter: the actress decided to take a legal action against the magazine because she says they doctored a photo that was on the very front page of the ma
CNN
Dec 21, 2011 4:00pm PST
this past week. >>> now to syria where the main opposition group is accusing bashar al as sat's regime of brutal assassination. we're following the story from abu dhabi. what is the international community doing in response to this violence? >> erin, the head of the arian league asked the syrian regime to stop violence immediately and facilitate the mission of the observers expected to visit syria within days. on the other hand, france said that the violence in syria is alarming and said that the government should end this murd murderous spiral. the u.n. sdurt council has been asked to immediately and find ways to protect civilians. >>> let's check in with sanjay gupta in for anderson tonight. >> tonight republican presidential candidate ron paul is on top of the polls in iowa. he's also on the defensive tonight, as you know, about racist rants published in the past in newsletters bearing his name. in fact, he walked away from an interview with gloria borger earlier today. we'll stay on the story tonight, keeping him honest. >>> science versus bioterrorism. should the methods and resul
CNN
Dec 21, 2011 8:00pm PST
are outrages at the abuse suffered by women protesters this past week. >>> now to syria where the main opposition group is accusing president al assad's regime of committing brutal massacres this week. 250 people have been killed in a 48-hour period. we're following the story from abu dhabi. what is the international community doing in response to this violence? >> erin, the head of the arab league asked the syrian regime to stop violence immediately and facilitate the mission of the observers expected to visit syria within days. on the other hand, france said that the violence in syria is alarming and said that the government should end this murderous spiral. into which assad is dragging his people. the opposition has called the u.n. secure council to meet immediately and find ways to protect civilians. erin? >> thank you. now a girl in mairn vanishes and police expanded their search for her. ayla reynolds disappeared friday. he was last seen wearing green pajamas with white polka dots and had a cast on her arm from a recent fall. chris is covering the story from waterville, maine. 16
CNN
Dec 28, 2011 8:00pm PST
about it. as you just saw, i vens liz growing in syria. recent scenes in cairo show egypt is in disarray but there are few countries in the middle east which have escaped significant unrest in the arab spring and one of them is the united arab emirates. erin burnett has spent a lot of time in the middle east and in the uae and recently she spent a day with prime minister of the uae, the rule or of dubai. there he is. his name is sheikh mohammed. the man that ex-pats refer to as sheikh mo. locals call his highness. >> reporter: a perfect december day to celebrate the 40th anniversary of one of the youngest countries in the world. this is the united arab emirates and the man who built its crowned jewel, dubai, is still at the helm. >> i had a dream. >> reporter: a dream of skyscrapers where 40 years ago there were literally sand dunes, tents and small forts. now the world's tallest building rises from the desert. the center of the city. and the backdrop for the rich and famous, including tom cruise and his stunt move for the latest movie, "mission impossible" he dangled 153 stories in the
CNN
Dec 29, 2011 4:00pm PST
. >> and as violence continues in syria, the death toll rising as well. opposition activists say almost three dozen people were killed as arab monitors to four more cities including the damascus suburbs. that is where security forces opened fire on a crowd of about 30,000. opposition groups have been pushing back against the regime of president bashar al assad tonight. >>> hugo chavez, the man who claimed capitalism ended on mars says the u.s. gave him cancer. he didn't want to make his acquisitia accusations and he finds it strange that five current south american leaders have also been diagnose ied with cancer. a spokeswoman for the state department called his comments horrific and reprehensible. >> now to someone we'll be seeing a lot of new year's eve. i'm excited to be in nashville. are you excited for a little new year's eve in times square. >> i'm excited/scared with kathy griffin. >> as we should be, all of us. >> being looking forward to it. >> what do you have coming up? >> keeping it honest on the program, five days until the presidential field and it is getting odd in iowa tonight. a to
CNN
Dec 19, 2011 4:00pm PST
of hope that essentials will subside anytime in the near future. >> thank you. and now we go to syria where the government has signed an arab league agreement to stop the violence and allow international observers in to the country. do people really believe that this is true this time somewhat's been the reaction from people on the ground? >> just as soon as they signed the deal, activists inside syria were reporting at least 25 people killed by the pro government security forces. among them, two children. the syrian opposition thinks that the regime is maneuvering while more civilians will be killed. >> rima, thank you. and how to iraq where an arrest warrant has been issued for one its vice presidents.sunni government official is accused of orchestrating attacks. what's behind the charges? >> well, the charges are based on confessions on state television by three men said to be part of the vice president's personal security detail. the men confessed that at times they had direct orders from the vice president himself to carry out bombings and assassinations saying that they used the
CNN
Dec 12, 2011 4:00pm PST
be intervening in syria? >> well, i think bashir assad is a bad actor without question. i think what we ought to do is try and support the efforts that are under way bit arab league. one of the intriguing developments there has been that a lot of the nations in the region have turned on assad. so that saudis as well as a lot of the gulf states have gotten much, much tougher with the syrians. called on them to stop killing their people. i think we ought to work through that effort and try to support and channel those efforts to see if we can't get rid of assad. >> a no-fly zone or some other kind of a -- >> i'm not in the loop these days on what's going on in the intelligence arena out there. but i think we definitely ought to come down on the side of replacing assad, of supporting those who want to change the regime and clearly an awful lot of syrians do because they've been in the streets. >> that's right. in your book, you talk about you knew newt gingrich, know newt gingrich. >> old friend. >> is he your guy? does he have your vote? >> i have not endorsed anybody. i've stayed religiously o
CNN
Dec 26, 2011 4:00pm PST
're keeping them honest ahead on "360." in syria, a city under siege. tanks rolling down the street leveling buildings, gunshots echoing through the streets of a neighborhood. that is life in syria, weeks, weeks after syrian dictator bashar al assad promised to end the crackdown. these videos look like the violence is ended? you will hear from an opposition leader ahead inside the violence, keeping them honest. also tonight in "crime and punishment" what on earth happened to ayla reynolds? her father says he put the 20-month-old in her crib and the next morning she was gone. authorities are searching for clues and tonight they're offering a $30,000 reward to end this mystery. those stories and our continued countdown of the best of the ridiculous at the top of the hour, ali. stay with us. >> we look forward to it, tom. tom foreman for "ac 360" tonight. >>> still ahead, the largest protest in russia in almost two decades. phil black looks at the soviet generation gap. >>> a 9-year-old girl vanishes in fort wayne, indiana. her grandfather joins us out front and a man accused of shooting a u.s.
CNN
Dec 29, 2011 8:00pm PST
nuclear program. >>> and as violence continues in syria, the death toll rising as well. opposition activists say almost three dozen people were killed as arab monitors to four more cities including the damascus suburbs. that is where security forces opened fire on a crowd of about 30,000. opposition groups have been pushing back against the regime of president bashar al assad since march. >>> hugo chavez, the man who claimed capitalism ended life on mars says it's possible the u.s. gave him cancer. he didn't want to make his accusations and he finds it strange that five current south american leaders have also been diagnosed with cancer. a spokeswoman for the state department called his comments horrific and reprehensible. >>> now to this. are you a radiohead fan? i know i am. it has a rabid fan base that follows their every incremental move. last week when a previously unreleased track was leaked online, fan, the media went absolutely crazy for it. here it is. ♪ >> posted to youtube last week, it was entitled "putting ketchup in the fridge," "how do you sit still" has racked up
CNN
Dec 30, 2011 4:00pm PST
this year. check your steps at foodsafety.gov. >> we're keeping them honest on "360." syria under siege. at least 35 people died today including the man in this body bag. a citizen journalist who do you meaned the rebellion letting the world know wafs happening on the inside. this video right here is his own death which he himself recorded apparently shot by a sniper's bullet while his camera was rolling. we have footage tonight exclusive to cnn of the fighting. we'll talk to an activist inside. also in the u.s. and in raw politics, a touching moment on the campaign trail, newt gingrich showing a softer side talking about his mom and we have the latest from iowa and a political panel weighs in and my co-host for the new year kathy griffin will be here to join me for what's in store tonight. plus we'll wrap up the ridiculous top ten count down of 2011. the number one ridiculous of the year and all ahead at the top of the hour. more "out front" in a moment. >>> in tonight's "under surveillance" segment we're tracking your2012 you might not much as you might like. for instance, there is th
CNN
Dec 30, 2011 8:00pm PST
"outfront" tonight. ♪ ♪ sing polly wolly doodle all the day ♪ ♪ hah >>> crowds in syria defied danger today and returned to the freedom square for protests. look at the call there. activists urging people to head to public gathering places in spite of sniper attacks by security forces. the opposition says at least 35 people were killed today. protesters have been pushing back against the regime of president bashar al assad since march. >> and just days after north korean dictator kim jong-il was laid to rest and his youngest son took power, the reclusive country is sending out a hostile message to the world. they released a statement and here's part of it. quote, we solemnly declare with confidence that the south korean puppets and foolish politicians around the world should not expect any change from the dprk and end quote, and north korea had harsher words for the neighbor to the south, angry that the south korean leader did not allow some delegates into the north to pay their respects to the late dear leader. the nuclear armed country says that the sea of tears will turn into retaliatory
CNN
Dec 13, 2011 4:00pm PST
't make the cut. not on the list, the leaders of syria, zimbabwe and egypt, and for some reason, vladimir putin did not get a card this year. nope. one person who was on david cameron's list was canadian prime minister stephen harper, whose own card actually made the news today up north because of the similarities to his card from last year. in fact, if you look closely, you'll see the while his wife is wearing a new outfit, the prime minister and his kids are in the same cloenlz thes as last year. it could have been a new wardrobe or is it really different a different backdrop. the most unusual christmas card of the year is the one sent out by the mayor of san juan. hour s jorge santini. that is a beautiful family. his smiling family is standing around a stuffed leopard killing an antelope. who are we to tell them how to separate the holidays. it is christmas. you could have gone for a leopard killing a reindeer. we couldn't resist. >>> still out front, the out front five. the china equation. >> they're not an ally of the united states and we should never assume that they are. >> all ame
CNN
Dec 19, 2011 8:00pm PST
it to syria. there's reports they did it with pakistan. they did it with burma. the sale of nuclear materials, enriched uranium for foreign exchange because they're the poorest nation on earth. that's the danger. and the fact that they have enough fuel possibly for six to eight nuclear weapons. that's the danger. the two missiles they sent out were maybe defective, but they did have some kind of a capability. so when you have a million men in arms, when you have all those missiles, then you have 25,000 american troops on the dmz, we have a treaty with our friend in south korea, you know, this is a tinderbox. you got to keep an eye on that situation. and the best way to deal with them, i've always said, sanjay, you engage them. you don't isolate them. you have a dialogue. you're skeptical. you verify everything that they say they're going to do. they usually don't keep their word. but to is late them, to punish them, to ostracize them, to not have anyone talk to them, the chinese not talk to them, that's not the way to go. and i think the obama administration has been moving in the right direc
CNN
Dec 9, 2011 4:00pm PST
. new video, disturbing horrific video that shows how terrifying a murderous life is inside syria. this video today shows a funeral procession shot at apparently by security forces just outside the mosque. this is as dictator assad claims his government wouldn't fire on his own people. >>> driving while distracted. you'll be shocked to hear how many people are still texting while driving, and we're going to show you how deadly that combination can be. tom forman is behind the wheel to demonstrate. the war at the border goes beyond illegal immigration and drug smuggling. border police are corrupted by the drug cartels they're fighting and tonight's ridiculous at the top of the hour. erin. >>> charges laid tonight of the 2008 murder of two young girls in observations. the uncle of one of the victims out front to tell us new information that led to an arrest. the latest in the case of florida's missing mom, michelle parker's brother, part of the search today, comes out front next. not anymore. ink, the small business card from chase introduces jot an on-the-go expense app made exclus
CNN
Dec 2, 2011 7:00pm EST
to syria, to the indoor ski slope. in a rare interview with the prime minister of the united arab emirate a
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Dec 2, 2011 11:00pm EST
the story, from the arab spring to irano syria, to e indoor ski slope. in a rare interview with the prime minister of the united arab emirates and ruler of du s
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